The NFL just announced that they will be giving out free Super Bowl tickets to 7,500 vaccinated healthcare workers. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that the February 7th game will be limited to health care workers and about 14,500 other fans. The game will be held at Raymond James Stadium, home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Most of the health care workers who will receive the free tickets will come from the Tampa Bay area and central Florida. However, all 32 NFL teams will choose some health care workers from their cities to attend the big game. Roger Goodell said,
"These dedicated health care workers continue to put their own lives at risk to serve others, and we owe them our ongoing gratitude. We hope in a small way that this initiative will inspire our country and recognize these true American heroes."
Just like the NFL games throughout the season, the Super Bowl will enforce mandatory wearing of masks, and social distancing. There will also be touchless concession stands and controlled entry and exits. Tampa Bay will officially be the first team ever to play in a Super Bowl on their home field.
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